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April 8, 2020. Free shows, concerts, movies, tours are New York (NYC) best kept secret! New York City never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment whether it's day or night, weekday or weekend, summer or winter, spring or fall, January or June, May or September. If you are looking for inexpensive things to do and where to go in Manhattan today, tonight, tomorrow, or any other time, or any other day of any week - you came to the right place: just click on any day on the calendar dispayed on the every page of our site and you will see how many events you can attend in Manhattan free of charge on that very day.

New York's cultural scene is at its busiest in October and March (and the same goes for free events, free things to do), but other months of the year still offer incredible amount of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away! So if you looking for something to do in April or November, December or February, you will find tons of free things to do, free events to go to. (In June, July and August lots of those free events take place outdoors, of course).

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Where else but in New York City can you listen to a world-class musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge, and all of that on any day of the year, whether it's December or July, April or November!

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Free things to do, free events that take place in the City every day of the year are truly amazing. So if you're looking for something interesting to do today (April 8, 2020) or on any other day of the year don't miss those free-of-charge opportunities that only New York provides! You can find lots of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away!

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The quality and quantity of
free events,
free things to do
that happen in New York City
every day of the year
is truly amazing.

So don't miss the opportunities
that only New York provides:
stop wondering what to do;
start taking advantage of
free events to go to,
free things to do in NYC
today!

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Summer = Festivals


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Gail Wein
July 08, 2018

Summer is synonymous with festivals and outdoor concerts. This season, longtime favorite festivals bring us programs worth leaving the beach for.

A mainstay of the summer in New York City, going on for over a half-century, is Lincoln Center?s Mostly Mozart Festival, July 12-August 12. Highlights include Festival Orchestra performances and late night intimate concerts with glittering views of the skyline in the Rose Studio. Don?t miss the prelude recitals, which begin an hour prior to the orchestra performances ? short programs showcasing complementary chamber works by top-notch performers.

A program I am especially keen on at Mostly Mozart, on July 24 and 25, features the Festival Orchestra with pianist Emanuel Ax playing Mozart?s Piano Concerto K. 453, alongside Gershwin?s An American in Paris and Bernstein?s Candide. You?ll also get to hear an instrument that is rarely seen on the concert stage: the glass harmonica, played by Friedrich Heinrich Kern and Philipp Marguerre. Kern and Marguerre get another turn at this unusual instrument at the pre-concert recitals on those two evenings. And on July 25, you?re in for a late-night treat when Emanuel Ax and the glass harmonica virtuosos take their talents to the Rose Studio. I have to admit that the idea of a prelude recital, followed by an orchestra concert and then an intimate late-night performance, all on the same evening, really thrills me. I?m also looking forward to the Mark Morris Dance Group (August 9-12), fabulous modern dance works with live music by Brahms and Schubert performed by pianist Inon Barnatan, Ariel Quartet and a bevy of top-notch singers including Thomas Cooley and Jennifer Zetlan.

Across town at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, the International Keyboard Institute and Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary season with its typically excellent roster of pianists, with performances every single night from July 15 to July 29. Some of my favorites are Steven Mayer (July 21), Vladimir Feltsman (July 22) and Alon Goldstein with the Fine Arts Quartet on July 19.

In August, a brand-new music festival comes our way ? Classical Bridge ? which brings us concerts every evening from August 4-10. The opening concert looks especially interesting, chamber works by Mendelssohn, Kreisler and Prokofiev with violinist Ivry Gitlis, pianist Klara Min, and clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein, to name a few.

Another fairly new festival, this one for contemporary music lovers, is TIME SPANS. Five concerts August 14-18 at the DiMenna Center feature performances by notable new music performing artists Talea Ensemble, JACK Quartet, Alarm Will Sound and more.

Carnegie Hall is pretty quiet this time of year, except for the exuberant sounds of the exceptionally talented teens who make up the National Youth Orchestra. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the group in works by Sibelius and Gershwin and a world premiere by Ted Hearne on July 19. And on August 27, the brilliant pianist Taka Kigawa brings some intriguing sounds to an otherwise quiet late-summer evening at Le Poisson Rouge.

What summertime list of concerts would be complete without a mention of some free outdoor gigs by such high-quality groups as A Far Cry on July 10, The Knights on July 17, and Orchestra of St. Luke?s on July 31.

Stay cool and enjoy the music!


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